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Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
to replace lisa jackson at the epa. mccarthy currently serves as assistant administrator for the epa office of air and radiation. the nuclear physicist ernest moniz meanwhile is reportedly the pick to head the energy department. a former undersecretary of energy under president clinton, moniz currently heads the energy initiative at mit the group food and water watch has started a petition against his potential bid, citing his support to the gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. virginia lawmakers have approved a new measure imposing strict requirements for photo id at the polls. the bill would force voters to produce government-issued documents such as a driver's license, passport or a voter-id card in order to cast their ballots. although republican governor bob mcdonnell is expected to sign the measure into law, the justice department will have to sign off on its adoption. the voting rights act mandates federal oversight of voting laws in states with a history of disenfranchising african- americans. the fbi has launched a probe of potential insider trading in t
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
more than 53 million gallons of radioactive waste. from a democratic congressmember jesse jackson, jr. has a plead -- agreed to plead guilty to using more than $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. a federal indictment from prosecutors shows jackson steered donations towards purchases including music memorabilia and items for his home. jackson resigned last year after several-month leave to seek treatment for bipolar disorder. in a statement, jackson said -- he faces up to five years in jail and fines up to two and a $50,000. democratic senator bob menendez of new jersey is reportedly being investigated for allegedly having sex while prostitutes -- with prostitutes crossing at the home of a top donor in the dominican republic. he has denied the allegations and no evidence has emerged to back them up. he is already facing a senate ethics committee probe over his ties to the donor in question. new york city bus drivers have ended a months-long strike after failing to win concessions from new york mayor michael bloomberg. more than a thousand school bus drivers and matrons have b
Feb 11, 2013 8:00am EST
] tavis: there is a guy named michael jackson who he got most of that from. >> he is such a great person. i would love to work with him again. tavis: so you have a son who is obviously managing this every day. why choose to put this out as a screenplay, as opposed to not putting it out? everybody who has somebody close to them who is struggling with something like this, that is a personal decision. it is a personal battle, private affair. obviously i am glad you did, and the nominations and award speak to the fact that people appreciate it, but you could have left that as a private affair. >> as a writer and director, you have to trust that the best work sometimes comes from your own heart. it was such a big part of my life and my son's life and his mother's life, too. you go through quite an injured trying to hold together the family, trying to help somebody. my son is older now, but when they turn to you at the age of 9 or t in and they are not feeling too good about life. there is nothing worse for a parent when that happens. you would do anything for that child, to help them believe
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
octogenarian, finding himself on trial. >> a former united states democratic congressman, jesse jackson jr., has pled guilty to misusing about $750,000 of campaign money to fund a lavish lifestyle. he is the son of the famous civil rights leader. top stories this hour -- oscar pistorius fights for bail for a third day, but his sponsors say they are suspending the contract with him. the british government says that some of their 10 billion pound a budget could be diverted to peacekeeping and other defense related projects. with a stagnating economy, high unemployment, widespread corruption, gender inequality, the next leader italy has a long and challenging to do list. the results of the general election are being watched closely throughout europe. italy has the third largest economy of the eurozone and a political deadlock could be damaging. as voters reject reforms, it could threaten the market. it all sounds rather gloomy. voters there are still undecided. traveling around italy, listening to the concerns of people, today we are in the fashion and business capital of milan. >> it is the
Feb 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
jackson, who was one of the greatest justices ever, served in the 1940s and '50s is the last justice that didn't go to law school. he clerked for a lawyer. that is how most people would become lawyers. law school was a novelty. i'm perfectly happy to have lawyers. lawyers of more diverse backgrounds is good. >> what about the idea of appointing justices for life has gone off the rail? you heard in the republican primary, rick perry, governor of texas among others who said an unelected judiciary is part of the problems of this world. >> i'm glad they're unelected. i think the life tenure part is a problem. >> the constitution was written in the 18th century when people were, to be honest, expected to die in their 50s. >> we were still using leaches. >> life expectancy was dramatically different. the idea of 30-year tenure on the supreme court which is now the rule, was unthinkable. the problem is -- it is a problem and a good thing, it is hard to amend the constitution, which is what it would take. a wonderful idea that a couple of law professors are circulati >> the good kind -- >> t
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
." ♪ [music break] >> mahalia jackson singing to check how i got over" at the 1963 march on washington. that is a clip from the 1970 documentary, "king: a filmed record...from montgomery to memphis." we return to the film with ruby dee reading the poem "frederick douglass." then we arrived at the march on washington august 28, 1963 and hear first from the activist their breast and then a philip randolph from one of the organizers of the march. he introduces martin luther king, jr.. >>when it is finally ours, this freedom, this liberty, this beautiful and terrible thing, needful to man as air, usable as earth; when it belongs at last to all, when it is truly instinct, brain matter, diastole, systole, reflex action; when it is finally won; when it is more than the gaudy mumbo jumbo of politicians: this man, this douglass, this former slave, this negro beaten to his knees, exiled, visioning a world where none is lonely, none hunted, alien, this man, superb in love and logic, this man shall be remembered. oh, not with statues' rhetoric, not with legends and poems and wreaths of bronze alon
Feb 2, 2013 3:00am EST
whitaker or jim mackay or keith jackson, crist, these were heroes and they were never trying to overshadow the game. they had an el consequence and elegance in the way that they presented a broadcast. they had this little undercurrent of storytelling and knowledge they shared with you, and a warmth that made you feel like gosh, it's nice to have them in our home, you know, they are a friend. and every great broadcast has had some time to get that connection where people want you in their home. you're the person that they want to consider as their guide and their eyes and their ears and their heart. >> rose: . >> and how do you do it. >> i think you just try to really be yourself. you have it, charlie. i don't want to embarrass you here but we had this wonderful night over at commander's palace, beautiful dinner the other evening. and we had a lot of people there including the harbaughs. and the biggest story in the room is when you walked in because everyone felt like they were with a friend. that they always, a friend that they had never met but was a member kind of the family that is a r
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
that may well not work. what's happened in wyoming when we do in jackson, wyoming, where i live is we have deputy sheriffs, armed deputy sheriffs, one at each school. that's a practical way to make sure you don't have that kind of incident occur. now when you start down the road of you're going to ban guns or put limits on guns. >> rose: do you think the president wants to ban guns? do you think the president wants to threaten the second amendment? >> i think there are a lot of people out there who think he does. >> rose: i'm asking you. >> well, he said he doesn't and i'll take his word on that but he ran afoul of the constitution the other day in his appointments to the n.l.r.b.. so there are people who don't trust him, obviously, on this question. i think it's important to try to come up with ways to reduce the prospect of violence in our schools, without question. i'm not sure that going back to what we've done before, for example, banning the so-called assault weapon is going to have the desired impact. i worry that it becomes a symbolic act, a big political fight but in the final ana
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